India gets first Rafale fighter jet

India got the formal delivery of the first of the 36 long-awaited Rafale fighter jets bought from the Dassault Aviation in France

Hindu couple perform puja at Sharda Peeth in PoK

Amidst heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, a couple from Hong Kong visited PoK and performed Puja near Sharda Peeth on the banks of Kishenganga

Hindu couple perform puja at Sharda Peeth in PoK

Amidst heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, a couple from Hong Kong visited PoK and performed Puja near Sharda Peeth on the banks of Kishenganga

Pak falling grossly short in 27-point FATF action plan

Pakistan appears to be falling grossly short of delivery on the 27-point action plan prepared by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to help it escape ‘black listing’, with sources monitoring its actions against terror financing indicating...

Students stage protests and block roads in Bangladesh

Students in Bangladesh staged protests and blocked major roads after an undergraduate was beaten to death, allegedly by ruling party activists, for criticising the government over a water-sharing deal with India

Doubts linger over voluntary return of Rohingyas

The Myanmar government has cleared the list of 3,450 Rohingyas for return to the country of origin

Kamala Harris banks on black colleges

California Senator Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as “one of the most important aspects" of her life

Bhutan too may give China’s BRI meet a miss

While India has rejected China’s invite for Belt and Road Forum meet, Bhutan is the only country in the immediate neighbourhood which is again holding out against Chinese attempts to rope it in for the event which is likely to be attended by...

Lanka bans face veils after Easter bombings

In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena announced new regulation that have banned Muslim women in Sri Lanka from wearing any form of face veils in public form.

Sri Lanka announces ban after Easter Bombings

In the aftermath of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena announced new regulation that have banned Muslim women in Sri Lanka from wearing any form of face veils in public form. The new rule was announced on Sunday,...

Nepal halts Tibetans from celebrating Dalai Lama's birthday

Authorities of Nepal have stopped the Tibetan community from holding public events to commemorate the 84th birthday of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, over security concerns

Everest clean-up throws up 11 tonnes of trash, four bodies

Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of the first drive to clean up the world’s highest mountain since it was first scaled...

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...

A guide to travel after Brexit

The UK is set to leave the European Union on March 29, in an end to an unbearably long process that has divided the nation. The exit will have profound implications for travelers, and there will be several changes. In a brief guideline to visas...

In his televised address to his nation, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan said that he will highlight the Kashmir issue on the world stage when he will speak at the UN General Assembly on September 27

US President Doland Trump, during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G-7 Summit, agreed that Kashmir is a "bilateral issue,"...



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